Personal Narrative: Real Differences

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If you look around you’ll see three kinds of people – those who hate their work, and complain relentlessly, those who just tolerate their work and see it as a necessity, and finally, those who love their work, and appreciate it. Although the third category is a small subset of all professionals globally, this group stands out because these are the people who change the world for the better. These people that made a real difference aren't all privileged or “special” by any means. Many come from disadvantaged families with initially limited capabilities, but have found ways to pick themselves up and rise above their disadvantages to transform their own lives and those around them. As for me, I’m slowly rising to the third category, for I am able to engage with people in mutually beneficial ways and I am committed to better improving myself.…show more content…
I have to be responsible, successful, and a Big Brother. I was recently a Big Brother to a whole class of preschoolers at a Albany Park Community Center. It was my role to watch, educate, and support every child with the assistance of the teacher. I felt a unique connection with every kid. At first I was too shy to show the teacher who I was, because I was afraid she was going to judge me, but I decided that if I was going to enjoy volunteering there, I had to be “out there” by being myself. Personally I think the kids and teacher like the real me better than who I tried to be. Eventually I was able to conduct the teacher’s lesson plans, while she worked on

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